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Feel Good Friday – Charles Dickens Museum Tour

15 July @ 13:45 - 14:45 BST

SoA members are invited to join us for a tour of the Charles Dickens Museum – an exclusive opportunity to experience 48 Doughty Street as Dickens knew it.

Our guide will take you on an intimate tour of the Museum – a magical opportunity to explore this uniquely literary Victorian home, led by SoA member and distant relative of Dickens himself, Lucinda Hawksley.

This is an enjoyable way to meet Charles Dickens, his life and his family home.

For further information, email SoA’s Events Assistant Lilly Brend-Fish at lbrendfish@soceityofauthors.org  


  • 45pm – Welcome from SoA
  • 2pm – Tour starts, led by Lucinda Hawksley
  • 45pm – Tour ends

The line-up

Lucinda Hawksley – Author

Lucinda Hawksley is an author, broadcaster and lecturer, whose books include biographies of the artists Kate Perugini (née Dickens), Princess Louise and Lizzie Siddal, as well as her most recent book: Dickens and Travel. Her other titles include Letters of Great Women; Dickens and Christmas; Elizabeth Revealed; The Writer Abroad; Bitten by Witch Fever; Charles Dickens and his Circle; and March, Women, March: How Women Won the Vote. She is also a travel writer, and she has written and narrated podcasts and audio guides. Lucinda is a patron of the Charles Dickens Museum in London (and a great great great granddaughter of Charles and Catherine Dickens) and a patron of the De Morgan Foundation, which focuses on the works of Evelyn and William De Morgan.

Twitter: @lucindahawksley | Instagram: @lucindahawksley

COVID-19 safety

We recommend the following:

  • Staying home if you’re feeling unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Taking a Lateral Flow test within 24 hours of the event
  • Washing your hands when coming in from the outdoors and / or before touching your face
  • Applying alcohol hand sanitiser (we will have these on site)


Book your place using the registration form below.


15 July
13:45 - 14:45 BST
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Charles Dickens Museum
48-49 Doughty Street, Holborn,
London, WC1N 2LX


Lilly Brend-Fish